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The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Painting Shiba Inu

Hunter the Canine Caravaggio makes original paintings you can buy on Etsy.<p>There are dogs who hunt, dogs who fetch, and dogs who do tricks for food. Of the variety of skillful acts performed by pooches, few have proven to be as lucrative as painting, as witnessed in the artistic careers of rescue …

Thanks to Science, Panerai’s New Dive Watch Can Go 50 Years Without Service

Panerai’s new Luminor is reliable. So reliable, in fact, the watch brand says you can go 50 years without having to take it in for service, and it’s …

A Backpacker’s Theory of Life

What I learned my first summer in the Sierra Nevada—and since<p>I’m in the autumn of my life now, a first-year baby boomer, not yet retired but given to …

Old School versus New School: The Greatest Thai Fighter of All Time

Fightland Blog<p>Images courtesy of the author<p>In fighting sports there’s a lot of bunkum and balderdash about who’s the so-called best of the best. The world of Muay Thai is not immune to these endless, almost pointless debates. Nevertheless, could the back-in-the-day likes of Samart have bested the …

Europe is leading the way in AI and machine learning (and even Silicon Valley wants in)

The State of European Tech report points to the success of tech-based businesses or acquisitions across the continent, but at the core of this …

Machine Learning

There might be an algorithm that explains intelligence

The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have even inspired a model of artificial intelligence (AI). Now, a recent study published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience</i> shows how human intelligence may be a …

The Mathematical Voodoo of Triangles

When you try to build shapes out of too many triangles, some bizarre things start to happen.<p>The five Platonic solids are the foundation for a number of geometric studies, and they encompass the only three-dimensional polyhedrons that are both regular and convex. In other words, they are 3D shapes …

The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson’s life is pretty epic. It’s also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

Watch Travis Rice's new movie 'The Fourth Phase' for free this weekend

After the hit success of Travis’ last film ‘The Art of Flight’ The Fourth Phase is one of the most hotly anticipated snowsports movies of the decade. …

Extreme Sports

Virtual and Augmented Reality Will Reshape Retail

Your camping trip is coming up. You and a friend go shopping for a tent. Spotting one you like, you both crawl inside to check the capacity. But there’s something unusual about this scenario: You’re in Boston. Your buddy is in Houston. And neither of you is anywhere near a sporting goods …

Augmented Reality

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Atoms

We. Think. Everyday.

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Web Hosting

The mystery noise driving the world mad

Since the 1970s, many people in cities across the globe have started hearing a strange hum. Watch the video above to join Linda Geddes in her hunt for an explanation.<p>“It‘s 11 o’clock in the morning, and I’m suddenly aware of this buzzing, pulsating noise, a bit like a distant drill or angle …

Power Tools

NASA Accidentally Sold a Priceless Apollo 11 Artefact, And Now They Want It Back

Oops.<p>NASA and federal prosecutors are attempting to recover the bag used by Apollo 11 astronauts to collect Moon samples back in 1969 that they …

Apollo Missions

Stardust trapped deep within the ocean reveals a 2.6-million-year-old mystery

This supernova was so close to our planet that, depending on where it went off, our evolutionary ancestors might have seen it as a bright light in the sky.<p>As our solar system traveled through radioactive specks of stardust left over from the explosion, some of the dust broke through our atmosphere …

A Nobel-Winning Economist Has a Plan to Save Europe

Does it involve saving the euro, too?<p>The world has been bombarded with depressing news from Europe. Greece is in a depression, with half of its youth unemployed. The extreme right has made large gains in France. In Catalonia, the region surrounding Barcelona, a majority of those elected to the …

The best productivity system for procrastinators is to work with your natural tendencies

In an age where an overloaded schedule is a badge of honor, there’s no shortage of time-management apps and systems for the ambitious worker. But the classic Pomodoro Technique remains one of the most popular productivity options—and for good reason.<p>The Pomodoro Technique, designed by developer and …

Time Management

The Case for a Custom Wedding Perfume

At this moment, there are some 16 bottles of perfume on my vanity. On any given day I might reach for the flacon of Chanel Chance, which, with a spritz, transports me back to high school, when I confidently applied it to my pulse points for such major rites of passage as taking the SATs. Or there’s …

Drop-Dead Gorgeous Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider To Headline RM's Monterey Auction

A highly desirable 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider will be the crown jewel in RM Sotheby’s upcoming Monterey auction next month. <br>Just the …

Classic Cars

The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest | Dr Paul Salaman

Reducing carbon emissions is truly important to mitigating climate change. But in the meantime, it’s faster and cheaper to save and regrow tropical trees<p>There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North …

Climate Change

How Britain has been kept safe for a decade

<b>Terrorism, like Europe, is an issue that has dominated British politics for decades. I woke up on Friday morning expecting to hear the seismic fallout from Brexit monopolising the headlines yet again. I was shocked when I heard the latest news from Nice - that so many men, women and children had</b> …

The 20 Best Emotional Intelligence Books to Read Before 30

Are you an entrepreneur? CEO? Parent? Project or HR manager? There's a gold nugget for everyone here.<p>In my 20s--well before founding a company and writing about servant leadership--my library was mostly composed of books about sports, science fiction, and whatever young, self-centered men were …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

AMC via NetflixIf you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might want to tack on some …

3 Risky Biotech Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Image Source: Getty Images<p>If you're looking for stocks that offer unusual growth opportunities, clinical-stage biotechs are fertile ground. Even among this select group, though, there are only a handful of companies that can realistically transform an initial investment of say $10,000 into a small …

Our Common Thread

When I first began to practice Buddhism, I knew very little about it from an intellectual, academic standpoint. The only thing I did know was that …

Ninja boom: how Japan's secret warriors swapped the shadows for the spotlight

Japan is exploiting a global craze for ninjas as the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the Olympics approach<p>Beware the moment when Masaaki Hatsumi offers his hand. The gesture could end in a conventional greeting or, as it transpired during a recent demonstration, with his victim sent tumbling to the floor …

100% Renewable Energy Is Possible, Here's How

If our transition to renewable energy is successful, we will achieve savings in the ongoing energy expenditures needed for economic production. We …

Sustainability

Billionaire Mike Lynch explains why he's putting his money into a Cambridge cybersecurity startup that's full of spies

That's impressive in the current economic climate. No other UK tech startup has announced a funding round anywhere near that size since the UK voted for Brexit.<p>We caught up with Mike Lynch — the billionaire founder of enterprise software firm Autonomy and Darktrace's first big name investor — to …